Luis Suarez names the two players that can beat him to Golden Boot award

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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez was awarded with the European Golden Shoe for scoring more goals than anyone else on the continent in the 2015-16 season.

He registered an incredible 59 goals in just 53 games for the Catalan giants in all competitions last term and his arrival at the Nou Camp back in 2014 gave birth to the famed "MSN" trio.

Along with Lionel Messi and Neymar, Suarez has formed one of the most potent attacking tridents the game has ever seen, and he has boldly claimed that, whether it's him or one of his teammates, the Golden Boot will remain at Barca for at least another season.


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La Liga have had something of a monopoly over the award in recent times, with eight of the last nine winners plying their trade in Spain's top flight, from Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Forlan.

When 29-year-old Uruguayan was asked about his chances of winning it again in a year's time, he told reporters, via Marca: "I'm at the best team in the world with the best players, if you target an individual award you can probably get it but the priority is the team winning titles."

The ex-Ajax and Liverpool superstar continued: "But, if I don't win it then Messi or Neymar will. I've never aspired to be top scorer, just to lift the Champions League, which I've already done."

Suarez, who also won the award after scoring 31 league goals during the 2013-14 season, hailed his own achievement but also took time to thank his Barcelona teammates.

He stated: "I know the value of (winning the award) having done it at Liverpool in the Premier League. I have some great teammates who make it easy but this isn't an easy award to win."

Upon picking up his award at the official ceremony, Suarez said: "I want to thank Barca for bringing me here and allowing me to fulfil my goals. My teammates play a part in all my goals.

"I have magnificent teammates who make it easy for me but I don't want to take anything away from myself - you still have to score."

The lethal marksman boasts a fantastic scoring record across his spell at the current Spanish champions of 93 goals in 108 games in total and he'll hope that there are plenty more to come, starting against Valencia on Saturday.

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